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  • Queen Rearing Essentials

Queen Rearing Essentials


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In this post-varroa, post-Colony Collapse Syndrome era, beekeepers everywhere are developing localized, mite-resistant bee stocks. Key to this is their ability to raise queen cells and queens. Bee Culture/American Bee Journal author Larry Connor describes a very successful queen rearing method using Starter and Finisher colonies.

The book is organized as follows:

  • Queen and Colony Evaluation
  • Queen Marking and Clipping
  • Biology of Cell Production
  • Cell Starting
  • Making Queen Cells
  • Cell Development
  • Cell Finishing
  • Drone Production
  • Nucleus Production/Cells
  • Evaluating New Queens
  • Cells and Queens Only - A look at a large-scale queen operation

Detailed and practical manual. A must-have for every beekeeper! Filled with astounding photographs.


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